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AMD Radeon Smart Access Memory Coming to 400 Series Motherboards

May 21, 2009
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Processor Intel Core i3 8350K Tri-Core @5.0Ghz
Motherboard ASUS Z370-P
Cooling Zalman CNPS 10x Performa+ with MasterFan Pro Air Balance 83 CFM
Memory 12GB DDR4 2400Mhz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 2GB DDR5 128bits
Storage 2TB + 2TB
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster 794MB
Software Lubuntu 20.04 LTS x64 + Windows 8.1 x64
Benchmark Scores Cinebench R15 Single Thread: 215 points
Thanks nvidia :roll:

Apr 19, 2017
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A Lot of people commenting seems to give off the impression that it is going to be that easy. lmao. Like a line of code or just some simple implementation. There is a lot of work that needs to be done and then some. They even had to put their own specific sauce on it so NVIDIA making these claims like its that easy will be in for a hard time. AMD specifically spoke on that feature in a q&a video with Hothardware. Spoke about supply and all other stuff.

Oct 17, 2014
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I will also test it soon on ASUS CROSSHAIR HERO VIII WIFI x570 with Ryzen 5800x.
My Radeon 6800XT is arriving today. :D

The problem for AMD is at the moment to make enough 6800 series cards available for people who want to buy them and use this feature. :shadedshu:

I only wish AMD Radeon drivers had a little area that would turn green letting you know SAM is enabled fully. I mean I have both options enabled in BIOS, so I do have it enabled, but it would be nice to have confirmation of it.

and congrats on that setup!
Mar 2, 2019
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System Name My PC
Processor AMD 2700 x @ 4.1Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming
Cooling Zalman CNPS20X
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX Black 32GB DDR4
Video Card(s) Sapphire Radeon RX 570 PULSE
Storage Adata Ultimate SU800
Case Phanteks Eclipse P500A
Audio Device(s) Logitech G51
Power Supply Seasonic Focus GX, 80+ Gold, 550W
Keyboard Roccat Vulcan 121
As a owner of a X470 board, with SAM and Ryzen 5000 compatibility incoming, i can say AMD did right by me. Hopefully i will be able to a afford a Navi GPU 2 sometime next year.